Definition of Private security force
1. Noun. A privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry.
Generic synonyms: Force, Personnel
Member holonyms: Security Guard, Watcher, Watchman
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Literary usage of Private security force
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Solving Crime Problems in Residential Neighborhoods: Comprehensive Changes by Judith D. Feins (1997)
"In contrast, the new management company supervises the private security force and coordinates its activities with the police, who have shifted their ..."
2. The Heart of the Matter: Sierra Leone, Diamonds and Human Securityby Ian Smillie, Lansana Gberie, Ralph Hazleton, Partnership Africa Canada by Ian Smillie, Lansana Gberie, Ralph Hazleton, Partnership Africa Canada (2000)
"The operation later blossomed into the full-scale deployment of a private security force aimed at halting both the pilfering and smuggling. ..."
3. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... in which the open space is still public property, which means that tramps or other unwanted individuals cannot be kept out by a private security force. ..."
4. Guatemala's Forgotten Children: Police Violence and Abuses in Detention by Lee Tucker, Human Rights Watch/Americas (1997)
"Officers should be reminded that the 1996 Minors' Code enhances the penalties for crimes committed against children by government and private security force ..."
5. Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems on Campus: Impaired Driving: A Guide for by William De Jong (1997)
"In other cases, the campus police are akin to a private security force, in which case, the officers will play a more circumscribed role in helping conduct ..."
6. International Trade: Critical Issues Remain in Deterring Conflict Diamond Trade by Loren Yager (2003)
"The government of Sierra Leone hires a private security force, Executive Outcomes, to fight the rebels. Executive Outcomes drives the RUF from Freetown and ..."